Have you ever seen the foliage around Starved Rock State Park? You're in for a special treat when you plan an exciting autumn holiday to our family resort with an indoor waterpark. Along with good times on the water slides and wave pools, you can enjoy endless hours of family fun at Starved Rock State Park. Explore more than 13 miles of well-maintained trails to see the changing of the leaves up close. The fall calendar is packed with recreational events from hikes to wildlife programs.
Fall Colors Weekend - October 21st & 22nd
Starved Rock State Park is famous for the amazing fall colors that peak during the month of October. Take a guided walk through sandstone canyons and up to dramatic bluffs to see the leaves in all of their fall glory. Bring your camera to capture the forests that shine with beautiful shades of yellow, orange, and red.
Creatures of the Night - October 28th
Learn about the local wildlife that you'll find near Starved Rock with an educational program led by Save Our American Raptors. This demonstration includes live owls!
Learn more about upcoming events at Starved Rock State Park. With Halloween and the holiday season fast approaching, there are a number of fun events that your family will love. Best of all, our Starved Rock Hotel is just around the corner from the park. You can drive to all of these fun fall activities in less than five minutes, so you'll have plenty of time to enjoy the indoor waterpark!